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Robert William Buechner

About me

Bob Buechner is a Cincinnati attorney, financial consultant, author and speaker with over 30 years experience in the estate planning area. He focuses his legal practice on creating value for his clients by assisting with tax savings, wealth building, and asset protection. Bob has also been very involved in corporate law matters and has been the leading attorney in some very significant business acquisitions and sales. 

Bob is licensed to practice in Ohio, Florida and Kentucky and in the United States Tax Court.

His practice areas include: 
- Estate planning,
- Tax planning,
- Elder Law,
- Business and Corporate Law, 
- Probate, and 
- Charitable Giving.

Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law.


Bob is active in his community and coaches basketball at a local high school, teaching diversity and leadership skills to his players.


I invite you to contact me. Contacting me does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not include any confidential information in your communications. I encourage you to visit my website or call me at 513-579-1500. Thank you for reaching out to me. 


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 35%
    41 years
  2. Tax: 25%
    41 years
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
    41 years
  4. Probate: 20%
    41 years


Payment types:

Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Buechner, Haffer, Meyers & Koenig Co., LPA

Fourth & Walnut Centre
105 East Fourth Street Suite 300
Cincinnati, OH, 45202-4023


KYAuthorized to practice law199211/07/2013
FLMember in Good Standing197409/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer 2009-2011Ohio Super Lawyers2009
Extra Mile Award for Over 20 Years of ServiceCincinnati Public Schools2003
John Warrington Community Service AwardCincinnati Bar Association1997
Alumnus of the YearCincinnati Country Day School1987
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AuthorJason Publishing2004 - Present
PresidentBuechner Haffer Meyers & Koenig, Co. LPA1979 - Present
Host and ProducerGreater Cincinnati Business Review1993 - 2004
Adjunct ProfessorSalmon P. Chase College Of Law1978 - 1985
Adjunct ProfessorXavier University1976 - 1978
InstructorCincinnati Chapter of CLU1976 - 1996
AssociateFrost Brown Todd1974 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
Withrow High SchoolCoach2010 - Present
Literacy Network of Greater CincinnatiFounding Member2009 - 2011
Cincinnati Gyro ClubPresident2005 - 2006
Southwest Ohio Regional Transit AuthorityTrustee2004 - 2009
Hyde Park Community Methodist ChurchChairman | Counsel2003 - 2004
Recess ClubPresident2003 - 2004
Cincinnatus AssociationPresident2002 - 2003
Cincinnati Estate Planning CouncilPresident, 2006-2007 | Trustee, 1998-1999 & 2002-20081998 - 2008
Greater Cincinnati Venture AssociationPresident1997 - 1998
Winners Walk Tall - The Literacy Network of CincinnatiTrustee1992 - Present
Cincinnati Country Day SchoolPresident | Board of Trustees1990 - 1993
Cincinnati Bar Association, Taxation CommitteeChair1984 - 1985
Southwestern Ohio Tax InstituteChairman1981 - 1981
Cincinnati Bar Association, Joint Committee of Bar and Life UnderwritersCo-Chairman1978 - 1981
American Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
Cincinnati Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present
Everybody RidesPresident | Founding TrusteeN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Probate Law Journal of OhioThe Top 10 Reasons to do a Rollover to a Roth IRA2010
Journal of Practical Estate PlanningEstate Planning in an Environment of Economic Turmoil2009
Probate Law Journal of OhioStranger-Owned Life insurance2008
Probate Law Journal of OhioStranger-Owned Life Insurance: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly2008
Journal of Practical Estate PlanningA Powerful Use of a Revocable Trust-Eschewing a Fraudulent Transfer under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act2007
Jason PublishingThe 8 Pathways to Financial Success 4th Edition2004
Journal of Practical Estate PlanningHeading Towards Professional Perfection1999
Jason PublishingThe 8 Pathways to Financial Success 3rd Edition1998
Jason PublishingThe 8 Pathways to Financial Success 2nd Edition1993
Life Insurance SellingSPWL Policies: Are They now Friend or Foe?1987
Jason Publishing Inc.,The 8 Pathways to Financial Success 1st Edition1987
Jason Publishing Inc.,Living Gangbusters: Pathways to Greater Growth, Pleasure, and Happines1986
Coward, McCahn, and GeophaganProsper Through Tax Planning1982
The National Underwriter CompanyWhy Universal Life1982
American Society of CLUA Dynamic use of a Profit Sharing Plan - Funding a Buyout with Before Tax Dollars1979
The National Underwriter CompanyAccumulating Wealth with Before Tax Dollars1979
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Princeton UniversityEngineeringB.S.E.1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Cincinnati Estate Planning CouncilReverse Estate Planning2009
Marvin B. Plisken Advanced Probate and Estate Planning SeminarFinanced Life Insurance - Opportunity or Hazard2008
Lormann Education InstituteEstate Planning Update2008
Cincinnati Society of Financial AnalystsFraudulent Conveyance Problems2008
Cincinnati Estate Planning CouncilAvoiding Fraudulent Transfers2008
Lawyers ClubUse of Trusts to Protect Assets2007
Ohio Society of Certified Public AccountantsSale of Private Company to Grantor Trust: Zeroed Out Grats2006
Lormann Education ServicesLegacy Planning: Use of Trusts to Protect Assets2006
UBS Account ExecutivesIRA Distributions2005
Cincinnati Society of Financial AnalystsEstate Planning Update: New Approaches to the Purchase of Life Insurance2005
Cincinnati Estate Planning CouncilUse of Private Annuities with Grantor Trusts2003
Cincinnati Lawyers Club | Cincinnati Bar Association | 1998-2004Heading Towards Professional Perfection1998
Million Dollar RoundtableUse of Qualified Plans in Estate Planning1981
American Society of CLUUse of Qualified Plans and IRAs in Estate Planning; New Concepts in Life Insurance PlanningN/A